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 As a small business owner, there are many things you can do on your own to help cut the costs of expensive lawyers and experts who, more often than not, are being paid to simply fill out forms. The paperwork of owning a business can be inundating – taxes, permits, payroll, contracts and so much more. However, the advent of the internet has made access to small business forms of all types much easier than ever.

There are a wide variety of forms available from several sources…

Entrepreneur FormNet is perhaps the most robust list of available forms for small businesses…

  1. Accounting
  2. Collection/Credit
  3. Franchises
  4. Human Resources
  5. Insurance
  6. Inventory
  7. Leasing
  8. Legal
  9. Marketing
  10. Office Management
  11. Purchasing
  12. Sales
  13. Shipping
  14. Starting a Business

The Small Business Association also has several free forms available.

  1. Financial Assistance Forms
  2. Disaster Assistance Forms
  3. Technical Assistance Forms
  4. Contracting & Surety Bonding Forms
  5. Small Disadvantaged Business & 8(a) Forms
  6. Miscellaneous Forms
  7. IRS Forms
  8. OSHA Forms

This Business article was written by Russ Jones on 9/15/2008

Russ Jones is a financial services expert.